Justices to Decide the Scope of Recess-Appointment Authority Constitutional case tests presidents' power to appoint. Marcia Coyle, The National Law Journal January 13, 2014 |0 Comments share share by mail share on linkedin Facebook share on twitter share on google+ Share With Email Send Thank you for sharing! Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided. print reprints History and dictionaries are the weapons of choice in a major constitutional battle between the administration and the U.S. Senate over the president's power to make appointments during recesses of that legislative body. Sign up for a free digital membership and get great benefits like: Already Registered? Sign In now 5 free articles* every 30 days, from other ALM publications Exclusive discounts on ALM events and products Texas Lawyer digital newsletter, plus your choice of more than 30 digital newsletters Access on the device of your choice: smartphone, tablet, or desktop Unlimited free access to Corporate Counsel and Law Technology News online Create Account with LinkedIn Register Now *May exclude premium content VIEW COMMENTS ( 0 ) ADD COMMENT What's being said Terms & Conditions Comments are not moderated. To report offensive comments, click here. Preparing comment abuse report for Article# 1202637724236 Send Thank you! This article's comments will be reviewed.